6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 85,000
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 90,000
A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The plain hoop rounded on the exterior, bevelled on the sides, and flat on the interior, expanding to the slightly off-set oval bezel, engraved with a lion head with a lolling tongue wearing a crested Corinthian helmet
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 5¼
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European Private Collection, 1989.
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